All About Jazz

Home » Musicians » Mark Thibodeau

Mark Thibodeau Mark Thibodeau

Born in Detroit, MI in 1965 to an American mother and Canadian Father, Thibodeau grew up in Canada and the USA, listening to his Father's Jazz record collection. He studied music theory in college and privately, while playing piano professionally from a young age.

Thibodeau has shared the stage with and/or recorded with music legends including: Alberta Adams, Marcus Belgrave, Bettye Lavette, George Benson, Odessa Harris, Mudpuppy, Eddie Kirkland, Eddie Burns, Albert Collins, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Colin Linden, Johnny “yard dog” Jones, Johnnie Bassett, Joe Weaver, Kenny Martin, Stanley Mitchell, Karen Lawrence, Cesar Pena, Francesco Mora, Robert Penn, Wild Child Butler, and more. Mark’s influences include: Gene Harris, Oscar Peterson, McCoy Tyner, Horace Silver, and Bill Evans.


Tags

Waiting for J.J is an excellent, collective represent-ation of Thibodeau’s diverse writing styles and playing capabilities. “I think my tendency to change styles in mid stream or to write a song that draws from several different styles of Jazz comes naturally from the varied opportunities and experiences I’ve been afforded”, Thibodeau says while reflecting about his rare status as a citizen of the United States and Canada.

“Growing up in Windsor and Detroit is a great musical experience

Photos

Albums

Similar

Shop for Music

Start your music shopping from All About Jazz and through our retail affiliations you'll support us in the process.

MUSICSTACK
Rare vinyl LPs and CDs from over 1,000 independent sellers
AMAZON
CDs, Vinyl, Blu-Ray DVDS, Prime membership, Alexa, SONOS and more
HD TRACKS
Specializing in high resolution and CD-quality downloads
CD UNIVERSE
Specializing in music, movies and video games
REVERB
Marketplace for new, used, and vintage instruments and gear

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.